20th October 2012
The Cotswold Explorer
|Loco Used||steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'|
1Z52 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Oxford
1Z53 : Oxford to Tyseley Warwick Road
|5043||Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Birmingham Snow Hill - Galton Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester New Yard - Standish Jn - Kemble - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford U&DPL - Oxford|
|5043||Oxford - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road|
(1) It is reported that the outward leg was delayed due to trespassers near Ashchurch. The return leg was delayed following a service train which had been cautioned for 'an object on the track', believed to be a Badger, near Ascott-under-Wychwood!
(2) The return leg was booked to be assisted by a diesel loco (47773?) from Worcester Shrub Hill. However it is reported that this did not happen - confirmation required.
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.
Source : Nick Bartlett
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nick Bartlett)
|Tyseley Warwick Road||07.50d|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||08.06a ~ 08.09d|
|Stourbridge Junction||08.44a ~ 08.46d|
|Worcester Shrub Hill||09.09a ~ 09.14d|
|Gloucester New Yard||09w47 ~ 10w34|
|Oxford U&DPL||11w59 ~ 12w41|
|Oxford||12.47a ~ 15.50d|
|Moreton-in-Marsh||16.17a ~ 16.35d|
|Worcester Shrub Hill||17L18a ~ 17L34d|
|Stourbridge Junction||18.06a ~ 18.09d|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||18.39a ~ 18.50d|
|Tyseley Warwick Road||19.15a|
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